Agency Profile: Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Alabama
Since 1901, thousands of boys and girls have crossed through the doorway of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama. For many of these kids, it was a home away from home. Memories of going to camp, soccer leagues, Six Flags leadership trips or just hanging out at the club are some of the great stories heard shared when old “clubbers” get back together.
To provide facilities, programs, and leadership that motivate all youth to reach their full potential in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.
Getting Productive with Produce During the Pandemic
Across the country, restaurants are closing or moving to new, lower-seating-capacity models, leaving food suppliers with an unprecedented surplus. Meanwhile, ironically, as unemployment rates climb to record highs, more and more Americans face food insecurity. They simply can’t afford, and don’t have, enough to eat.
As a solution to these problems, the USDA has introduced the Farmers to Families program, which aims to purchase up to $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy and meat products and then distribute the goods to those in need.
Learn More About Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama
BGCCA provides after school and summer programs in… six key areas: character and leadership; education and career; health and life skills; the arts; sports, fitness, and recreation; and outdoor environmental education.